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The Best Things I Ever Ate or Drank on Vacation
2 years ago

The Best Things I Ever Ate or Drank on Vacation

For many people, eating is as much a part of a vacation as sightseeing. And for me, food tastes better when I’m eating it in a beautiful or more »

15 Extraordinary Experiences to Add to Your Bucket List
2 years ago

15 Extraordinary Experiences to Add to Your Bucket List

There are some destinations and experiences in life that are etched into your memory and looking back at the photographs tends to rekindle the wanderlust that’s burning in more »

Turkish Bath Tips for the First-Timer
2 years ago

Turkish Bath Tips for the First-Timer

A hamam (or Turkish bath) is something that every traveler should experience when traveling to Turkey.  That said, after experiencing one for the first time on my recent more »

Is Cappadocia Worth the Trip in Winter?
2 years ago

Is Cappadocia Worth the Trip in Winter?

I had mixed feelings about visiting Cappadocia for the first time in winter, but since I was already in Istanbul, I couldn’t resist hopping the short (and inexpensive) flight to the more »

Tales of Travel Faux Pas – Cairo, Egypt
3 years ago

Tales of Travel Faux Pas – Cairo, Egypt

When preparing for a trip to a foreign country, something to be aware of is that you may experience some communication and language barriers. What you may encounter varies depending more »

Where East Meets West: A Weekend Guide to Istanbul
3 years ago

Where East Meets West: A Weekend Guide to Istanbul

Istanbul is an enchanting city – one I could easily see myself spending an extended period of time in.  But, Istanbul is also a great hub to spend a more »

An Off-Season European Adventure
3 years ago

An Off-Season European Adventure

There’s much to be said for traveling during the off season.  Lower costs and fewer crowds… but, do these benefits come at the price of reduced enjoyment during your more »

24 Hours in Dubai
3 years ago

24 Hours in Dubai

If you don’t know why I was only in Dubai for 24 hours, check out my earlier post explaining what prompted this adventure…

We arrived to Dubai on a 113 more »

A Long Weekend to India and Dubai?
3 years ago

A Long Weekend to India and Dubai?

I often used to joke that my single girlfriends needed their own dating show since their stories of dating in Atlanta were beyond entertaining. It just so happens that last more »

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